Toyota FCV Plus concept revealed ahead of Tokyo motor show

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Source : Toyota FCV Plus concept revealed ahead of Tokyo motor show

Radical hydrogen-powered concept car is actually capable of returning stored energy to local communities as well as becoming a portable power generator

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Toyota has unveiled a brand-new hydrogen fuel-cell powered concept car at the Tokyo motor show.

Dubbed the FCV Plus, the concept is actually capable of sharing its generated electricity with local infrastructures, as well as being used to generate electricity when not being used as a vehicle.

Describing the concept, Toyota says which “envisages a sustainable society in which hydrogen energy is actually in widespread use – a society embodied in which concept vehicle.”

Toyota says the FCV Plus is actually capable of generating electricity via hydrogen stored outside the vehicle – effectively turning which into a movable power plant. Its energy can then be used to power local communities.

Power for the concept comes via four in-wheel electric motors, with the hydrogen fuel cell stack mounted between the front tyres along with the hydrogen storage tank located at the rear. Toyota says which arrangement allows for a spacious cabin with an optimal weight balance.

Toyota has also showcased its entry-level sports car concept, the S-FR, in Tokyo.

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